Conservative Party Conference 2019 Event Programme

2019-09-16T11:40:08+00:00 September 11th, 2019|Event|

Onward is delighted to announce our programme of events for this year’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. We have an exciting programme of fringe events, roundtables and panels held both inside and outside the secure zone.

To register your interest in an event, please sign up via the eventbrite links or by emailing us at [email protected]

 

Sunday 29th September

3:30pm – 4:30pm

The Gender Voting Gap: How can political parties better respond to female voters’ concerns?

Only 8% of young women say they would vote Conservative. This event, led by Helen Whately MP, Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party, and Rachel Maclean MP, will consider how to make Britain the best place to be a woman.

Get your tickets for “The Gender Voting Gap” here

 

4:00pm – 5:00pm

AI: Should we? Could we? 

In partnership with Atos

This panel is the final event in a series we have hosted on the questions surrounding artificial intelligence, and will consider the key question of whether AI is a force for good or ill in the world.

Get your tickets for “AI: Should we? Could we?” here

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Lord Finkelstein in conversation with Rt Hon Rory Stewart MP

Get your tickets for “Lord Finkelstein in conversation with Rt Hon Rory Stewart MP” here

 

Monday 30th September

11:00am – 12:30pm

Healthy Growth: How can we close Britain’s regional productivity gap? 

In partnership with NHSA

This event will consider what more the Government can do to close the North South productivity divide, and the role that health investment could play. 

Get your tickets for “Healthy Growth: How can we close Britain’s regional productivity gap?” here

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Setting Places Free: Giving local communities a stake in economic development

In partnership with Power to Change

This panel event will consider how best to spur local economic development in the regions that need it most.

Get your tickets for “Setting Places Free: Giving local communities a stake in economic development” here

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Taming Tech: How should government and business keep people safe online?”

In partnership with Sky

This panel event will consider how best to keep people safe online and where responsibility lies

Get your tickets for “Taming Tech: How should government and business keep people safe online?” here

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Responsible Capitalism: How to connect companies, customers and workers in the modern economy?

In partnership with Capita

This panel event will consider how to connect companies, customers and workers in the modern economy.

Get your tickets for “Responsible Capitalism: How to connect companies, customers and workers in the modern economy?” here

Tuesday 1st October

9:00am – 10:30am

The Future of Work: Making the modern labour market work for workers, employers and taxpayers

In partnership with Deliveroo

Having delivered record levels of employment, this event will consider the challenge for Conservatives to improve the quality, purpose and protection of those jobs to ensure that everyone is able to share in the proceeds of growth.

Get your tickets for “The Future of Work: Making the modern labour market work for workers, employers and taxpayers” here

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Connected Growth: How the internet is helping the economy and a new wave of business to grow and proposer

In partnership with Internet Association

This fringe event will consider the role of the internet industry as a driver for UK economic growth.

Get your tickets for “Connected Growth: How the internet is helping the economy and a new wave of business to grow and prosper” here

5:30pm – 6:30pm

How do we house the generations of the future and give them a stake in the community?

In partnership with National Housing Federation

This event will consider what more the Government can do to improve the housing market for young people.

Get your tickets for “How do we house the generations of the future and give them a stake in the community?” here